Monday 4th of July @ 7:30pm Downstrands Community Development group welcomes you to their ‘Tourism Brochure launch’ in the Lake House Hotel, on the 4th of July. There, you can view their vibrant new Brochure, avail of the light refreshments, and enjoy the music provided by the local sensation, ‘The Duck Street Jam Band’. If […]
Tourism Brochure revamp A group of local Residents and Business people are getting together in Downstrands to revisit the Tourism Brochures they compiled some years ago. At a meeting held on the 20th of April, in the Lake House Hotel, copies of the old brochures were on hand for all to view. The original of […]
Doon Fort has succeeded in being chosen as one of only five national monuments in the ‘Adopt a Monument’ competition run by the Heritage Council. The ‘Ardara GAP History & Heritage Group’ which was only set up in January are delighted with their success, and hope that this will put the area firmly on the […]
Ardara Walking Festival Saturday March 19th & Sunday March 20th Ardara‘s annual walking festival returns on Saturday the 19th of March with one of the most exciting programmes in years. Be guided through some of the most breathtaking and inaccessible, coastal and mountainous areas on the Wild Atlantic Way. Professional local guides will take you from Port to […]
Maghera beach gains international accolade Maghera beach was named in Ireland’s top ten beaches by the renowned ‘Trip Advisor’ web site. The 2016 ‘Travellers Choice Award’ was given as 90% of visitors had rated it as either ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very good’ as a visitor attraction. See a snap shot of the comments below; “Beautiful place. […]
The Heritage town of Ardara famed for it’s handwoven tweeds, knitwear and hospitality, nestles at the mouth of the Owentocker river.
This river has a fine reputation for Salmon fishing, especially Grilse, Sea Trout, and a small population of Brown Trout.
Narin & Portnoo offers one of the ‘Discovery points’ along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Part of the Slieve Liag section of the route, Ardara and it’s environs offers